Katadyn 6L Gravity Water Filter

Katadyn 6l Gravity Water Filter Review

Summary: The Katadyn Gravity water filter is perfect for campsite water filtration. No hand pumping water into jugs, just fill the 6l bag, hang it in a nearby tree, attach the hose and enjoy...

Washing Clothes While Camping – Scrubba Wash Bag

I was out camping a couple of months ago and one of my kids spilled juice on themselves. It happens… often. Once I got closer to clean up the mess I wondered if...
Hammock on Lake

The Complete Hammock Camping Gear Setup and Checklist

Hammock camping is a seriously lightweight, surprisingly comfortable, and extremely fun alternative to tent camping. But it can be intimidating at first. If you’re new to hammock camping, the idea of sleeping suspended between two...

Fun With Lights – Spicing Up Your Camper With LED Lights

We love decorative lights at our house. At Christmas time we absolutely cover the house and yard with a massive display of colorful lights. I don't mean simple white lights, every strand on our...

How to Buy the Best Sleeping Bag for Camping

Buying a sleeping bag - and the right one, at that - is essential for a great camping trip. A cheap sleeping bag just won't cut it. They're usually uncomfortable, heavy, and not very warm....

The Best Tailgating Gear to Help Celebrate Your Team’s Big Win

Tailgaters and campers are two breeds of the same species. We all love barbecue, beer, and yard games. Load your stuff in the car, pick up all your best friends, pop up a chair...
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Cool New Camping Gear 2014

Minnesota has had it’s fair share of winter snow this year. To make up for all the extra white I thought we could take a peek into the cool new camping gear coming...

Camping Hygiene: Your Guide to Staying Clean While Camping

The minimalism of camping and backpacking is one of my favorite aspects of it. You leave the majority of your “things” behind at home, relying only on a small amount of outdoors equipment. There’s certainly not...
Cool New Camping Gear

Cool New Camping Gear 2015

See Beyond The Tent's Most Recommended Gear Here The Coolest Cooler   We found this amazing cooler on Kickstarter. It was designed by Ryan Grepper who wanted to create the perfect outdoor cooler that does...

Master the Wild with Your Powerful Camping Knife

Under the vast cosmos of a mountaintop campsite, I was waiting for a friend to arrive. This was no knockdown, drag out backwoods camping trip. We were parking, pitching and preaching for a few...